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The Clemson Tigers are the athletic teams that represent Clemson University. They compete as a member of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division I level (Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS) sub-level for football), primarily contending in the Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) for all sports since the 1953-54 season. Clemson competes for and has actually won numerous NCAA Division I championship games in different sports, including football, guys’s soccer, and guys’s golf.
In 1896, football coach Walter Riggs came to Clemson, then Clemson Agricultural College of South Carolina, from Auburn University. He had constantly appreciated the Princeton Tigers, and thus provided Clemson the Tiger mascot. The Clemson Tigers field seventeen athletic groups. Guy’s sports are football, basketball, baseball, soccer, tennis, golf, track and field (indoor and outside) and cross-country. Women’s sports are basketball, soccer, tennis, golf, beach ball, track and field (indoor and outside), cross-country and rowing. The South Carolina Gamecocks are Clemson’s in-state athletic competitor. The two institutions compete versus each other in lots of sports, but the yearly football game receives the most attention. Clemson’s main competitors within the Atlantic Coast Conference are Georgia Tech and Florida State.